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The word '''locus''' (plural '''loci''') is Latin for "place". It can mean:
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==Positions==
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*[[Locus of control]], in personality psychology, having an internal or external locus of control
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*[[Locus (genetics)]], the position of a gene (or other significant sequence) on a chromosome
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*[[Locus (mathematics)]], the set of points satisfying a particular condition, often forming a curve
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*[[Locus (medicine)]], the "place" on the body where a pathogen enters
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==Philosophy, rhetoric, and psychology==
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*The [[method of loci]] is a mnemonic system based on places.
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*A [[Locus (rhetoric)]] is another name for a literary or rhetorical ''topos'', a method of constructing an argument.
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==Acronyms==
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* LOCUS ([[Level of Care Utilization System]]), a clinical level of care placement tool for psychiatric and addictions services, developed by the American Association of Community Psychiatrists
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==Distinguish from==
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*[[locust]]
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Latest revision as of 11:31, December 6, 2009

The word locus (plural loci) is Latin for "place". It can mean:

PositionsEdit

  • Locus of control, in personality psychology, having an internal or external locus of control
  • Locus (genetics), the position of a gene (or other significant sequence) on a chromosome
  • Locus (mathematics), the set of points satisfying a particular condition, often forming a curve
  • Locus (medicine), the "place" on the body where a pathogen enters

Philosophy, rhetoric, and psychologyEdit

  • The method of loci is a mnemonic system based on places.
  • A Locus (rhetoric) is another name for a literary or rhetorical topos, a method of constructing an argument.



AcronymsEdit

  • LOCUS (Level of Care Utilization System), a clinical level of care placement tool for psychiatric and addictions services, developed by the American Association of Community Psychiatrists



Distinguish fromEdit


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